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doctor's secret recordings. police are sifting through a huge number. images. and now, lawsuits are pending. investigator mike hellgren is digging into the scandal tonight. there could be dozens, if not hundreds of lawsuits, denise. federal authorities are assisting police, who have been getting hundreds of calls from concerned people. at this point, they simply don't know how many victims there are. more than 300 patients have called a police hotline, over concerns gynecologist, nikita levy, secretly videotaped them inside exam rooms at johns hopkins east medical center. they're also rushing to lawyers. jonathan shakur took out ads. he spent the day speaking to former patients who are now his clients. >> it's fear, outrage, betrayal, breach of faith. my clientszs come in and ask me -- clients come in and ask me all kinds of questions.
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>> shakura recently dealt with a similar case. representing earl bradley, who videotaped himself abusing children. >> they have an absolute, affirmative ongoing situation to -- obligation to vet these doctors. >> reporter: johns hopkins is refusing to make anyone available to answer questions about the scandal. >> reporter: they said in a statement, we deeply express regret for parents who have had problems one patient said dr. levy flirted with her, causing her to leave his office. >> what made you uneasy about him? >> the way he would say certain thing. because i was uncomfortable. >> reporter: hopkins said coworkers contacted security about dr. levy february 4th. and soon after, they found recordings. he committed suicide in his home in towson earlier this weak. police believe there are many
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victims. >> there had to be red flags someplace. this doctor was imbalanced. >> reporter: now, a midwife who worked with dr. levy told the washington post that he had many fans among his patients. and many would tell him some of their most intimate secrets and intimate details of their lives. reporting live in baltimore, mike hellgren, wjz eyewitness news. >> dr. levy worked at the east baltimore medical center since 1998. updating the breaking news from last hour, a large water main break snarls rush hour traffic in pikesville. sky eye chopper 13 is over the scene in old court road at park heights avenue. you can see, two crews are digging up sections was road to get to the broken water main. several lanes are blocked. and traffic is being rerouted. no word how long the repairs will take. some new developments into the accidental shooting of a police trainee during an exercise. there are questions about whether police should have been at that facility.
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jessica kartalija is live in the newsroom with the new information. jessica? >> reporter: well, mary, according to our media partners, the baltimore sun, police did not have permission to conduct the exercises at the training if the. a trainee was shot in the head last week. it happened at the shuttered rosewood complex in owings mills, a former facility used to treat the developmentally disabled. an investigation has revealed, the veteran officer who fired that shot accidentally had his service weapon, not his training weapon. now, the records show no permission was granted for training exercises to be conducted at that facility. mary? >> all right, jessica, thank you. state police continue to investigate the shooting. well, police on the eastern shore say dozens of people may have witnessed the fatal stabbing of a university of maryland student. but so far, no arrests in the case. and now, police hope security camera footage helps crack that case. wjz stays on the story. derek valcourt is live with
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more on what that footage reveals. derek? >> reporter: well, the video does not show the murder itself. but it's what else you ask see in that video that has police interested. >> reporter: the murder happened just out of camera range of this surveillance video. it was snowing around 9:00 saturday night. look closely. you can see a group of at least three people walking by. car after car drives by as well. someone walks by, carrying an umbrella. state police are asking, what have if anything, did these people see? >> these are potential witnesses we need to speak to. >> reporter: detectives are trying to track down more people who might have seen the three young men who stabbed 21- year-old edmond st. claire to death in the middle of this main road that runs right through the university of maryland eastern shore. the campus was bustling with students and visitors during their weekend. the murder happened near some dormitories. but many say they saw nothing. >> i looked outside. and saw the ambulances.
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saw the lights. and i was just like, what happened? >> reporter: police say they're looking for three young, african american men in their late teens or early 20s. that's right around the age of most complej students. >> reporter: the description they gave us could be anybody on this campus. so yeah. it's kind of a little scary. >> reporter: with the killer still on the loose, investigators know every possible lead they can get from this video will help. >> if you recognize any of the vehicles, if you recognize any of the people, we ask that you please contact police. >> reporter: state police still offering a $2,000 reward for information that leads to an arrest and conviction. and keep in mind, you can remain anonymous. derek valcourt, wjz eyewitness news. >> and if you'd like to take another look at that security camera video, log onto and look for this story under the news section. well, u.s. lawmakers once again visit the maryland man held for years inside a prison in cuba.
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diplomatic efforts to get alan gross free continues. a seven-member delegation led by patrick layy. gross has been held since 2009. he is accused of spying. lawyers say he was simply bringing communication equipment to cuba's small jewish population. former illinois congressman, jesse jackson, jr., could be facing years in prison. danielle nottingham reports. he could get years in prison. >> reporter: former congressman jesse jackson, jr., left a courthouse in washington, after admitting he spent more than $700,000 in campaign funds on permanent items. >> did you say you're sorry you let everybody down? >> i'm sorry i let everyone down. >> reporter: jackson spent
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$43,000 on a rolex watch. $9,000 on furniture. and more than $5,000 on expensive clothe clothes. his wife sandra was also in court wednesday. facing her own charge of filing false income tax returns. jackson, the son of a civil rights leader, spent 17 years in congress, before taking a leave of absence for bipolar disorder. and then resigning. >> those health issues are directly related to his predicament. that's not an excuse. it's just a fact. >> reporter: jackson made the admission as part of his guilty plea. but the judge said several in times in court, he is not bound by the sentencing ghiens guidelines. jackson's plea agreement requires him to repay $750,000 in campaign funds, including money he used for travel and meals with a mistress. jackson is scheduled to be sentenced in june. in washington, danielle nottingham, wjz eyewitness news.
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>> as a convicted felon, jackson, jr., has given up his right to vote. well, another chilly winter night on tap. let's take a live look outside right now. we've had a lot of cold february days. but not much snow so far. we're live at first warning weather coverage. meteorologist tim williams and bob turk are updating the forecast. bob? >> december was above average. january was above average. so far this month has been a little below normal, believe it or not. we have had a string of pretty cold days. temperatures now, ranging from 19 in oakland, to 40 in pax river. and we have some precip down to the south of us. by the time it reaches us, on friday, or late in the day on friday, temperatures are going to be kind of critical. may see a little snow, sleet mixture, which eventually will turn to rain, we think, on saturday. tim has more on that coming up for the next few days. >> the system is definitely moving in ahead of it, of course. the winds are kicking in tonight. wind chill down in the single digits in parts of the state. but those chilly winds are
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going to lift to our north and northeast. we're going to see a breezy thursday. nothing quite as windy today. but still going to be cold with temperatures in the 30s. and as bob mentioned, that system is going to move into the region. we expect it to strengthen but continue to move off the coastline. it will bring in that mixture. but should move out of here. temperatures should still stay in the cold range. down into the 30s as that system moves on through. we'll have the complete first warning forecast coming up in a moment. back inside. >> all right, tim. thank you. in just about two weeks, far-reaching budget cuts, known as the sequester, are set to take effect. it could cause massive job cuts here in maryland and changes to services many count on. president obama is taking to the air waves. vic carter spent the day at thuous. and a short time ago, he spoke with the president about this doomsday deadline. >> reporter: there is no question that here at the white house, the new cycle has been
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dominated by talks that involve sequestration. it could affect the biggest agency remember. >> at thuous, the president and staff continued to warn congress that if action is not taken, the country is in danger of having to furlough thousands of employees. they say the job is clearly in congress's >> this is a problem that congress can solve. you know, these automatic spending cuts that were put into place back in 2011. were designed to get congress to actually avoid them by coming together with more sensible approaches to deficit reduction. >> reporter: the president said this will likely be a close one. just like the fiscal cliff. >> i don't know why it is in this town folks leave stuff to the last minute. there's no other profession. no other industry where people wait until the 11th hour to solve these big problems. and obviously, creates a lot of
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uncertainty in our economy. >> reporter: just how badly would maryland be affected by this? the state is home to 60 military bases. and nonfederal facilities. >> reporter: now, if those cut dos go through, more than 12,000 people in maryland could lose their jobs. and tension could lose about $55 million in funding for next year. i'm vic carter at the white house. now back to you on television hill. and republicans do not agree with the president's approach to the looming budget crisis. today, wjz spoke to maryland's only republican congressman, andy harris, for his reaction to the president's message. >> we're happy that the senate is actually going to pass a budget this year. we hear the president eventually will send a budget to capitol hill. it's too bad that it's three weeks late already. it may be a month or two late. but this year, for the first time, in recent years, the senate, the president and the house will have a budget that
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we can talk about and hopefully come to an agreement on. >> congress harris represents maryland's first district. baltimore hosting the olympics in just over a decade? it's a possibility. charm city may make a bid for the 2024 games. wjz is live. gigi barnett takes a closer look at our chances. gigi? >> reporter: well, it is exciting to think that the baltimore area could host the olympic games. but it is an extraordinary feat that am take millions of dollars and years of work. >> reporter: baltimore saturday hometown of the most decorated olympian of all times, michael phelps. but could the city host the 2024 summer games and thousands more athletes? it's a question the u.s. olympic committee wants answered. and this week, it asks city leader fist they're interested. -- leader fist they're interested. some residents already are. >> given how much a city can be affected, i think it's an
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awesome idea. >> reporter: baltimore is among the 35 top cities the u.s. olympic committee reached out to this week. this comes when the city is still in the sports spotlight after the ravens won the super bowl. add in a baseball team that made the play-offs last season, and terry hassle's team, the director of the state's office and sports marketing said baltimore is poised to at least consider the idea of bringing the games to charm city. >> every time we have success on the field of play, through the baltimore ravens or the baltimore orioles or the baltimore blast or any of our college teams, up know, -- up know, that always raises the bar higher and higher. and we have the tools and assits -- assets needed in this game. >> reporter: and salt lake city hosted the winter games in 2002. but before a city is even selected to put in a bid, there are years of prep work to do first. >> baltimore and the state of maryland had tremendous assets in place. and how we gathered those
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assets together is really going to be the telltale sign. >> it's exciting to be included in the list of 35. >> yes, it is. well, the city will start planning over the next three to four months to see if this is a good idea for baltimore to have the olympics here. and if it is, then it will begin to woo the u.s. olympic committee. but that will take place over the next two years. denise, back to you. >> all right. thank you, gigi. if baltimore -- if baltimore is selected by the u.s. olympic committee to move forward, international bidding for the 2024 summer games will start in 2017. if baltimore makes the initial cut of host cities bidding -- well, i just said that. never mind. 2017. >> first of all, we can't know what we're doing tomorrow, right? >> that's right. plan ahead until 2024. i think i'll still be here. >> well, we hope so. still to come tonight on wjz's eyewitness news.
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>> somewhere someone in maryland is walking around with a $26 million lottery ticket. i'm christie ileto. and straight ahead, i'll explain the excitement swirling around the mysterious winner. a domestic violence situation turns deadly in baltimore. i'm rochelle ritchie. i'll have that story coming up next. massive explosion. a restaurant leveled. what was reported just before the blast and the dramatic newure sur -- new surveillance video. will we see snow this weekend? stick around for the updated first warning weather forecast.
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it is mostly clear. 33 degrees in central maryland right now. the complete first warning weather forecast is coming up. a baltimore woman is shot to death by her husband, who then turned a gun on himself. and a young boy may have witnessed it all. wjz is live at city police headquarters. rochelle ritchie with more on the shooting that has rocked a quiet baltimore community.
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rochelle? >> baltimore city police say this is a domestic violence situation that sadly turns deadly after the man shot at the woman in her stomach. >> reporter: what happened behind the doors of this home on frisbee street last night remains under investigation. and a shock to neighbors. >> for me to live right across the street, i think it's sad. >> reporter: baltimore city police say just before 7:00 last night, violence erupted inside the home between a man and a woman. >> there is a history of domestic-related incidents. >> reporter: the violence ultimately turned deadly. >> investigators believe this is an incident of murder- suicide, where the male in question shot the female and then turned the weapon upon himself. >> reporter: the gunshot could be heard blocks away. >> i thought i heard some gunshots. you know, i wasn't sure. all right? but then when i seen the police. i figured it was gunshots. >> reporter: police say the man inside the home killed 33-year- old candice baird before killing himself. neighbors say they never noticed any problems. >> i seen him before. you wouldn't be able to tell
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they were going through nothing like that. >> reporter: when police arrived, they found a young boy, sitting on the steps, who said a relative was dead. neighbors say while they are saddened for the victim, they can only imagine the pain endured by the child at the home. >> traumatized. >> reporter: and in baltimore city police have not released the identity of the man who fired those fatal shots. i'm rochelle ritchie. now, back to you. >> they urge anybody in an abusive relationship to seek help. a heartbreaking story from anne arundel county tonight. more than $15,000 worth of computers, electronics, ask cash, stolen from the boys and girls club in annapolis. police say the suspects broke into the club late monday or early tuesday. well, a winning mega millions lottery ticket is sold at a maryland gas station. christie ileto has more on the excitement, swirling around the mystery winner. >> reporter: somewhere in
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maryland, someone is sitting on a mega million jackpot ticket, worth $26 million. this mount airy gas station is where it was sold. >> i was shocked. like here. i didn't know it was here. i knew it was in mount airy. but not here. >> i have never been to one of the places that sold anything, quite like this. >> reporter: some regulars are even wishing they had taken a gamble sooner. >> i was just thinking this week. you know, $26 million. maybe i should buy a ticket. and i didn't. >> reporter: gas station staff may be tight-lipped about the $26,000 they're getting for selling the winning ticket. but it's no secret this place is a lucky charm. >> yeah. he's selling the winning ticket. i figured i'd get one. >> reporter: mega million tickets are sold in 44 states. and the odds of winning the jackpot, 175 million to 1. >> we're very excited. >> reporter: maryland lottery says the mystery winner has 180 days to claim the cash prize. they can either take $665,000 a
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year for 26 years or get $12.6 million after taxes. >> it's a win, win, win, everywhere you look at it. the retailer, whoever won that ticket. the state of maryland. >> reporter: the state cashes in, too. they get $1.6 million in taxes. as for the mystery winner, you have millions lining up to be just like you. >> reporter: the last time maryland had a mega millions jackpot winner was in march 2012. in mount airy, christie ileto, wjz eyewitness news. >> and the maryland lottery says if you have the winning ticket, hello, make sure you sign your name on the back. that's the only way to claim the prize. then you call eyewitness news and ask for me and i will escort you. >> you help them figure out how to spend the money, right? >> i'll do that, too. >> that's a life changer. >> yeah. >> i'd say so. let's take a look at temps and conditions now. cold night on tap. 33 now. west/northwest winds at 22. making it feel like 19 to 23 degrees out there.
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barometer is rising. come back and take a look at a dry, sunny but cold thursday after this
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hello, everyone. i'm vic carter, live at the white house, where i don't mind telling you, it is pretty chilly right now. earlier this afternoon, the sun was out. and guess who i ran across on the front lawn. it was bo the dog. bo was out with his handler, going for a stroll along the
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white house grounds. but i can guarantee you right now that bob turk, bo is somewhere inside sitting next to a fireplace, which is where a lot of people really should be. >> well, he's got a nice, warm coat. as you do, too, vic. it's getting cold out there. it was cold all day really. a little sun, a little snow flurry activity in a couple of spots. right now, over in washington, it's at 36. we're down to 33. the cold spot, oakland at 19. and it's 37 in pax river. 32 in eltock -- elkton. 32 in columbia. 30 up in bel air. the winds still a factor. in fact, still pretty breezy, most places. 10 to 20-mile-an-hour winds. making it feel 10 to 12 degrees colder than the actual temperature. we have an area of low pressure, causing snow across kansas. and oklahoma. eventually, st. louis getting into the snow. northern arkansas. south of that region. it's warmer. shower and thunderstorm activity. there's snow out to the west as well. snow in the california
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mountains there. all of that precip. most of the heavy stuff is going to pass to our west, as the low pressure develops somewhere over the great lakes. but along the east coast, we do expect to see another area of low pressure developing that will kick in some of that moisture. we've got clouds on the increase. friday afternoon. maybe a little precip. and it may start as some frozen precip. maybe snow, sleet and even freezing rain before it begins to warm up. we think by saturday, we're just looking for rain, as low pressure redevelops off the coast. winds come back off the ocean. warmer air in the region. looks like a wet, cold saturday. but a little warmer by the end of the weekend. gusty winds on the bay. to 30 knots. bay temp now around 38. so tonight, generally clear. cold down to 21. winds will die down somewhat later. but tomorrow, the pickup again. high of only 37. once again, feel like in the 20s most of the day, with the breeze blowing. but we should see more sun tomorrow than we saw this afternoon. >> okay. still to come tonight on
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wjz's eyewitness news. olympian in the spotlight. the new evidence that could show oscar pistorius did not intend to kill his girlfriend. and i'm vic carter, live in washington, d.c. at the white house. what's being done about violence in schools? secretary of education talks to plea about that very topic, coming up.
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it is 6:30. clear and 30 degrees. good evening. thanks for staying with wjz. here are some of the stories people are talking about tonight. another day of riveting testimony in the bail hearing for olympic hero oscar pistorius. as tina kraus reports from london, all the revelations make it feel more like a murder trial. >> reporter: oscar pistorius arrived in court to hear dramatic testimony from the lead detective in the premeditated murder case against him. the officer testified he found reeva steenkamp, lying dead at the bottom of the stairs in pistorius's home. the former olympian sobbed as the detective said the 29-year- old model was wrapped in towels and had three bullet wounds, including one in the head. the double-amputee, known as blade runner, said his girlfriend's death was a tragic
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accident. that he shot his lover through a closed bathroom door, because he thought she was an intruder. but prosecutors believe the former olympian killed her after a valentine's day argument. they say a witness heard non- stop shoot shouting coming from their home. although the defense -- defense later revealed, the witness lives about a half mile away. there were also two boxes in his bedroom. police say they contained needles and banned drugs. the defense said it was an herbal remiy -- remedy. outside court, southafricans can't believe the hero who represented them in the london games is facing a murder charge. >> very difficult because he is a role model. and i think of all the children who look up to him. >> reporter: the runner's uncle says pistorius is innocent. >> he's not a violent person. he's a peacemaker. >> reporter: even though police don't believe pistorius's version of what happened, they
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have not found any inconsistencies in his story. tina kraus, wjz eyewitness news. >> and more sponsors are dropping pistorius today. sun glass maker oakley announced they will no longer feature him in ads. new details about christopher dorner's plans of revenge. he went on a killing spree after being fired. >> reporter: detectives say dorner methodically plotted has revenge. did surveillance on possible victims, taping their routines. dorner did kill the daughter of a high-ranking police officer, along with her fiance. his manifesto, entitled "last resort," listed 50 potential officers as targets. while he was on the loose, those families received police protection. dorner eventually was involved in a standoff with police in
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the mountains, where he took his own life. >> dorner blamed racism for his firing from the lapd in 2008. firefighters are searching the rubble of a building leveled by an explosion in kansas city, missouri. at least one person is dead and there is dramatic new video out tent. adriana diaz has the latest. >> reporter: fire officials say they found a body in the blackened rubble of a kansas city, missouri restaurant. police have not been able to account for at least one jj's employee. >> we contact provide any positive identification at this point. obviously it is sad news. >> reporter: officials are still searching the rubble to make sure there aren't any more victims. they caught the blast on tape. it damaged several buildings in the sounding area. >> reporter: flames ripped through the shopping district, just before the dinnertime rush. witnesses say they smelled gas. fire officials confirmed there
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was an accident at a construction site, about an hour before the blast. >> we were called for a construction worker that had struck a gas line. we arrived on the scene there, conferred with missouri gas energy at the time. we left the scene in their hands. >> reporter: the explosion and fire injured at least 15 people, some critically. a major winter storm is expected to hit the area wednesday night. so city officials say they are working fast to collect evidence that will help with the investigation. adriana diaz, for wjz eyewitness news. >> now, the fire chief said the precise cause of the gas leak is still under investigation. here in maryland and across the nation, violence in our schools is a hot topic. what can be done about it? wjz is live at the white house where vic has been all day. he spoke to the secretary of education about this issue. vic? >> hi, mary. violence in schools is all too familiar for secretary of education, arne duncan. today other he talked to me about the violence that has
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affected him in chicago. and he recalls the visit he made to maryland and to that school up in perry hall. and one week later, shots rang out. and a child was hit. >> and we lost one young person, averaged one young person, every two weeks, due to gun violence. to staggering, horrific rate of loss. so the president, the vice president and i are going to do everything we can to make sure our children in baltimore and maryland, around the country, can grow up in a climate free of fear. >> the secretary says he will remain vigilant about violence in schools. and says he'll be working with the vice president to enact tougher gun laws. i'm vic carter, live at the white house. now back to you on television hill. >> all right, vic. thank you. arne duncan also gave high marks to maryland for the marks we've made in education. and says he wants to continue to work with the
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superintendent, dr. andres alonzie. alonzo. some lawmackers are taying the state to task over the irregularities in the program. not everyone is willing to admit it needs fixing. >> reporter: caught on camera, and made to pay. >> blew my mind to get three tickets like that, back to back to back. >> i know they -- i don't drive speeds they said i was driving. >> no one wants to get a ticket for something they didn't do. >> reporter: but even with the inaccuracies, supporters argue the cameras should stay. >> this system has saved lives. >> reporter: senator brian frosh asked an opponent, if it was worth it, just to save one life. >> you want to answer nigh question? >> my question. >> what if we just eliminate cars? if it would just save one life. all of you can give up your cars. >> reporter: asking drivers about speed camera tickets. >> i pay them to get it out of my hair.
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but i really think it's not fair. >> reporter: senator e.j. pipkin has a bill to repeal a law that allows them. >> nothing except that big brother is watching you. >> the recipient of one of those tickets that i feel was inaccurate. i think it is probably a good thing. >> reporter: also heard by baltimore senator james broshin, who believes the city is cashing in on unreliable ticketing. >> i don't want this to be a gotcha system. >> reporter: others, house delegate speaker cardin also has a bill to change it. >> tomorrow, the committee will vote on the death penalty repeal and the governor's gun control bill. time now for a quick look at some of the stories you'll find in tomorrow morning's edition of the baltimore sun. more on a report that shows police did not have permission to use the abandoned rosewood center for an exercise during which a trainee was shot.
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meeting a howard county woman who started a chain of fitness boot camps in the area. and reports from the nfl combine in indianapolis. for all of these stories and more, look for the updated forecast from wjz's first warning weather team. still to come on wjz eyewitness news. motive for murder. why did a 20-year-old commit a carjacking and killing spree in california? i'm bob turk. first warning weather center. we may see some mixed precip by week's end. i'll have the exclusive first warning five-day forecast. wjz 13 is always on. here are the top stories on at this hour. for all the updated news and forecast, log onto
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police in southern california are still searching for a motive for a shooting spree that left four people dead, including the accused gunman. police say 20-year-old ali said shot and kill a woman before he turned the gun on himself. police will not release the name of the victim until they notify her family. a man leads police on a wild chase. happened this morning after officers tried to conduct a
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traffic stop. they say the man was driving erratically, more than 70 miles per hour. the squad car struck his vehicle as he tried to turn a corner. and they arrested him without incident. pondering secrets for profits. and hard targets. experts say going from cyber espionage to cyber war is only a few clicks away. alex demetrick reports, that risk is also generating opportunities here in in maryland. >> reporter: computer networks try hard to become electronic vaults. but every day, their locks are picked by hackers. the chinese have become so adept they have stolen the blueprints for factories and used them to make identical plants for identical products. more worrisome, infrastructure has also been probed. if attacked. >> next to a nuclear weapon, a cyber attack on the united states would be the most dangerous thing that could happen. >> reporter: but this also carries potential rewards for
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maryland. >> for creating jobs and for creating opportunities, by meeting the threats that come to our nation, from criminal elements and also sponsored by other states. >> reporter: with so many agencies in or near maryland, new businesses like key w have sprung up. >> our largest customer base is the u.s. intelligence agency. >> more than computers, can crash. >> cyber event can cause the same kind of damage that the bomb does. >> reporter: by ordering machines like generators to malfunction and self destruct. >> we've got to be ready here, in case something like that unleashes on our electric grid. on our water system. on our finance. on our healthcare. >> reporter: a target-rich environment will take at least 30,000 new cyber warriors to defend. alex demetrick, wjz eyewitness news. >> well, a devastating attack has not happened yet. more than 140 u.s. companies have lost billions of dollars
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in trade secrets and research. and scott pelley has a preview of what's coming up tonight on the cbs evening news. jesse jackson, jr., pleads guilty to corruption. how the congressman loot the the ---- looted the funds of his donors. tonight on the cbs evening news. and here's a look at tonight's closing numbers from wall street. we'll be right back.
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well, get ready, for a chilly february night. know that because it was a chilly february day. live outside, keep an extra blanket or two handy. meteorologist tim williams and bob turk are updating the forecast. poor tim is outside. said it's going to be another cold night as you mentioned. we go down to the 20s. wind chill, definitely in the single digits and teens in parts of the area. when this wind blows, it gets your attention. 27 degrees tomorrow. good bit of nine. -- sunshine. before dropping into the 20s. again, under a clear sky for tomorrow night. and for the next five days, we send it in to bob. >> looks like friesen precip.
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snow, rain and maybe freezing rain. very critical temperatures. tomorrow, much like today. but still windy. but more sunshine. 42, rain developing on saturday. could be a rainy afternoon on saturday. down to 33. but warmer on sunday and monday. 46. up close to 50 here on monday. >> thank you, bob. wjz would like to congratulate our boys high school team of the week. the st. france i guess panth -- frances panters. beat mount st. joe's. ranked number 2 in the miaaa conference game. beat the gales, 75-62, before a packed house at the rack arena on the campus. for more, go to and click on sports. and still to come on eyewitness news. we'll have sports coming up. ♪ februany any! ♪ [ male announcer ] it's a whole new februany at subway®! now you can get any footlong™ for a song. ♪ februany any! ♪ that's
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it's warm if florida. >> it is. mark is here with the wjz the fan sports report. >> getting warmed up and dealing with the doubters. we've heard a lot of the optimism voiced by the orioles so far from their camp in sarasota. it's countering what experts and analysts continue to say in
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their preseason project -- projections. espn magazine predicting a last- place finish for the o's, saying their run last year was unlikely and won't be repeated. the first game action for the team as they split up for a couple of intrasquad teams today. shortstop jj hardy is among those who believe it can be successful as last. hardy talks about what it will take. >> a lot of the same stuff. i mean, it was just kind of that no-die attitude. we just expected to win every game. we went out there and just need to keep that same feeling. >> you know, it's pretty much the same team. bull pen. pretty much the same lineup. with just a lot more experience the so i think everything we did last year, we should be a little better at this year. >> reporter: hardy's .238 batting average last your was well below his career average.
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he will move him out of the number 2 spot to a lower batting order. march madness and february frustration. maryland beat duke on saturday. then the terps lost at boston college last night. coach mark turgeon said of his team, quote, i just don't get it. terps at home against clemson on saturday. local high school basketball. the baltimore league city championship game. edmondson and dunbar, a thriller. fouled on the play. scored 26 points. and this game went to overtime. tied at 63. dunbar, down by 2. 9 seconds left in overtime. inbounds to miles. he'll hit a three-pointer. that gives them the lead. edmondson would get one last desperate shot to win. but the shot is just off the mark. and dunbar wins its second straight city title. 74-73 over edmondson. baltimore is home to some of the top high school wrestling programs in the
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nation. mcdonogh, all ranked among the top prep schools in america. mcdonogh won the wrestling team title last weekend. 11 eagles have qualified for the national preps attorney at lehigh university, in pennsylvania, starting this friday. continuing an impressive mcdonogh tradition of success. >> and over those 19 years, some years have been number 1. and a lot of years, we weren't number 1. and we ride that roller coaster ride through coaching. and you don't let the highs get you too high or lows get you too low. >> mcdonogh junior national park in the red head gear. he'll go for another at 145 pounds this weekend. finally, golf's match play championship gets off to a cold toalate start near tucson, arizona. >> wow. >> three inches of snow fell on the dove mountain resorts. that led to suspension of play in today's opening rounds of matches. tiger woods' match is one of the 10 that never got started. they'll try tomorrow.
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forecast calling for sunny skies and high near 60. >> wow. >> that's quite a change. >> that is quite a change. i wonder what that will do for the greens? >> slushy. >> exactly. thanks, mark. >> have to be mutters.
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don't miss the cbs primetime lineup tonight at 10:00. it is csi. nais it for us. we'll be back at 11:00. >> thanks for watching wjz, maryland's news station. now, don't go away. there's much more ahead on the >> pelley: tonight, a political star falls to earth. jesse jackson jr., pleads guilty to corruption. dean reynolds on how the congressman looted the funds of his donors. beware the first of march. that's when hundreds of thousands of workers will see their paychecks cut if the president and congress can't make a deal. >> this is one of the least -- or the most distasteful tasks i have faced in my four years in this job. >> pelley: reports from david martin and chip reid. a bail hearing for olympic runner oscar pistorius turns into a preview of his murder trial. emma hurd on how the defense
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tried to tear apart the prosecution's case. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. good evening. under the law, donations to a political campaign must be spent on the campaign. but today jesse jackson jr., pleaded guilty to spending $750,000 of his donors' money on a lavish life-style.

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